• Crew Person

    Job Locations US-TN-Memphis
    Job ID
    2019-1338
    Category
    Other
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Economic Development Growth Engine Industrial Development Board of the City of Memphis and County of Shelby, TN ("EDGE") is a Tennessee industrial development board created in 2011 under Tennessee Code §7-53-101 et seq. EDGE is governed by an 11-member board appointed equally by the City of Memphis and Shelby County, and is a public, non-profit entity that uses property tax abatements, tax increment financing, loans, grants, Foreign-Trade Zone 77, and other tools to spur local economic growth. EDGE also manages the Memphis and Shelby Port Commission, which runs the International Port of Memphis (5th busiest inland port in the nation) and the Greater Memphis Alliance for a Competitive Workforce. The EDGE Strategic Plan focuses on: (1) industrial development; (2) the Port of Memphis; (3) neighborhood revitalization; (4) small business growth; and (5) promoting regional collaboration

     

    SUMMARY

    Works with Crew Chief and others to clean and keep in an orderly condition the properties under the jurisdiction and control of the Memphis & Shelby County Port Commission.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES/JOB FUNCTIONS

    • Drives trucks and/or other vehicles to and from work sites and operates various equipment, including tractors, mowers, outdoor power equipment, etc.
    • Performs general ground maintenance, cuts grass, and removes litter from streets and levee.
    • Adjusts repairs and/or replaces parts and mechanisms of automotive vehicles and mowing equipment by performing such tasks as replacing carburetors, distributors, generators, starters, motors, transmissions and related parts. Also checks all equipment to ensure that routine maintenance has been performed.
    • Performs general building maintenance and levee maintenance, and other related duties as assigned.

    NON-ESSENTIALJOB FUNTIONS

    ▪ Clean and wash Port Commission equipment and vehicles.

    ▪ Clean and maintain Port Commission shop facility.

    ▪ May be required to deliver or pick-up Port Commission personnel, vehicles or equipment.

    ▪ May be required to work overtime during emergency events which may include weekends.

     

    QUALIFICATION REQUIRMENTS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations that do not cause the Company undue hardship may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    High School Diploma or GED and 2-years experience operating and maintaining tractors and grass cutting equipment required. The position requires the possession of a valid Class "D" Driver’s license.

     

    SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • History of ethical and honest behavior, demonstrating a commitment to integrity, respect and teamwork in professional and other activities.
    • Ability to understand written and verbal instructions
    • Ability to use and care for mechanic’s tools and diagnostic equipment.
    • Ability to diagnose equipment and vehicle problems.
    • Ability to maintain and repair engines, transmissions, clutches, rear ends, hydraulics, pumps and other equipment.
    • Knowledge of the maintenance and repair of engines, transmissions, clutches, rear ends, hydraulics, pumps and other equipment.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The position requires the ability to lift approx. 50 lbs. including garbage cans, tree limbs, furniture, and other heavy objects. The position requires recurring walking, lifting, bending, stooping, and reaching. The position requires extended periods of visual concentration on tasks such as mowing and trimming.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The majority of work is performed outdoors with the related odors, dust, allergens, insects changing weather conditions and temperatures. The work environment may include prolonged exposure to noises and vibrations caused by machinery and equipment.

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